senate Bill S3106

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes voluntary licensure of master plumbers by the department of state

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Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to consumer protection
Feb 08, 2011 referred to consumer protection

S3106 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 28-F ยงยง491 - 491-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1971

S3106 - Summary

Establishes voluntary licensure of master plumbers by the department of state.

S3106 - Sponsor Memo

S3106 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3106

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 8, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in  relation  to  establishing
  voluntary licensing of master plumbers

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new article
28-F to read as follows:

                              ARTICLE 28-F
                      LICENSING OF MASTER PLUMBERS

SECTION 491. DEFINITIONS.
        491-A. LICENSE; MASTER PLUMBER.
        491-B. BOARD OF EXAMINERS.
  S 491. DEFINITIONS. AS  USED  IN  THIS  ARTICLE,  UNLESS  THE  CONTEXT
REQUIRES OTHERWISE:
  1.  "BOARD"  MEANS  THE  BOARD OF EXAMINERS FOR MASTER PLUMBERS ESTAB-
LISHED BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED NINETY-ONE-B OF THIS ARTICLE.
  2. "DEPARTMENT" MEANS THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE.
  3. "SECRETARY" MEANS THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
  S 491-A. LICENSE; MASTER PLUMBER. 1. ANY PERSON WHO IS  A  PLUMBER  IN
THIS STATE MAY APPLY TO THE SECRETARY FOR A LICENSE AS A MASTER PLUMBER.
SUCH  A LICENSE SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENGAGING IN THE
PROFESSION OF BEING A MASTER PLUMBER. HOWEVER,  SUCH  LICENSE  SHALL  BE
INDICATIVE  THAT  THE HOLDER THEREOF HAS MET THE STANDARDS FOR TRAINING,
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE NECESSARY TO BE  A  MASTER  PLUMBER,  AND  ALSO
AUTHORIZE  THE  HOLDER  THEREOF  TO  ENGAGE IN THE PROFESSION OF BEING A
MASTER PLUMBER IN ANY OTHER STATE WHICH GRANTS RECIPROCITY  TO  PLUMBERS
LICENSED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS ARTICLE. FURTHERMORE, EVERY PERSON LICENSED
PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO  PRACTICE  AS  A  MASTER

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06845-01-1

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